The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 89 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 8 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.80% 0.31% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.35% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 15
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,507 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.05% +2.36%
Data Protection
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
835 1136 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.33% 87.18% 78.71%
Number of salaries quoted 638 922 906
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Essex region.

Data Protection Salary Trend in Essex

Data Protection
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +16 6 £55,000 -
Data Protection
East of England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Data Protection also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection.

1 10 (66.67%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) CISM
2 8 (53.33%) CISSP
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (40.00%) ITSM
4 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
4 6 (40.00%) CESG
4 6 (40.00%) Wealth Management
4 6 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (26.67%) SLA
6 4 (26.67%) Security Management
6 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (26.67%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (26.67%) QA
6 4 (26.67%) Line Management
6 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless Security
7 3 (20.00%) Threat Management
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) Internet

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Data Protection also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Alfresco
1 1 (6.67%) Drupal
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Information Officer
1 4 (26.67%) Information Security Officer
1 4 (26.67%) Security Officer
1 4 (26.67%) Test Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) CESG
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
3 6 (40.00%) ITSM
3 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) Wealth Management
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Line Management
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Security Management
4 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Threat Management
6 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (13.33%) Release Management
6 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CISM
1 8 (53.33%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (26.67%) QA
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft